Homeowner escapes house fire
A River Falls man escaped a fire that engulfed his garage and part of his house Thursday evening, Dec. 19.
At about 4:33 p.m. River Falls Fire and EMS crews were called to a house fire at 212 S. Wasson Lane.
Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody said he arrived at the scene about two minutes later. At that point, he said he could see flames in the basement and garage. By the time the first fire truck arrived, the garage was fully involved, Moody said.